Environmental Biology Study Guide

The type of resource below is a list of authoritative sources available on this topic, such as books available at the NCTC Libraries and internet resources.


Search the Catalog. Use the NCTC Library catalog to search all NCTC campuses for books, DVDs, and more. Search by keyword, subject, series, title, or author. The call number and location indicate where the item is located.

Suggested Search Terms

  • Wildflowers
  • Trash or Garbage
  • Waste management
  • Recycling


NCTC provides subscriptions to thousands of journals, magazines, newspapers and other credible sources of information through research databases.

Note: These links only work ON-CAMPUS. To access the databases off-campus, go the Library Databases page within MyNCTC.

Suggested Databases

Academic Search Complete
The most general of the databases where you will find almost anything.

Discover the "Environmental Overview" of most countries worldwide. This includes that country's issues, policy, greenhouse gas ranking and agreements relating to the environment. And much more!

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints
Both sides of important issues are represented in interesting and up-to-date articles from assorted sources.

A to Z Maps Online
Find out about weather patterns, climate change, and even tree and bird distribution in this very interesting database! Check out the NASA Global View for some instant information about our planet.

Internet Resources

International Dark-Sky Association
Learn what you can do to prevent and reduce light pollution around us.

A site that is packed with information on reducing the human carbon footprint.

National Park Service
Every American should know about our amazing national park system, but especially the environmentalist.

Volt Lighting
This resource discussing using "dark sky" approved lighting sources to reduce light pollution and introduces various concepts associated with "dark sky" advocacy.